Grottammare

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Grottammare
Comune
Città di Grottammare
View from the old town
View from the old town
Coat of arms of Grottammare
Coat of arms
Grottammare is located in Italy
Grottammare
Grottammare
Location of Grottammare in Italy
Coordinates: 42°59′23″N 13°51′57″E / 42.98972°N 13.86583°E / 42.98972; 13.86583Coordinates: 42°59′23″N 13°51′57″E / 42.98972°N 13.86583°E / 42.98972; 13.86583
Country Italy
Region Marche
Province Ascoli Piceno (AP)
Frazioni Ischia
Government
 • Mayor Enrico Piergallini (since May 2013)
Area
 • Total 17.66 km2 (6.82 sq mi)
Elevation 4 m (13 ft)
Population (30 June 2011)
 • Total 15,713
 • Density 890/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Demonym Grottammaresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 63066
Dialing code 0735
Patron saint Saint Paternian
Saint day 10 July
Website Official website

Grottammare is a town and comune on Italy's Adriatic coast, in the province of Ascoli Piceno, Marche region. It receives over 500,000 tourists a year.[citation needed]

In 1994 the ruling Christian Democrats were ousted by a coalition known as Participation and Solidarity. It created a system of neighbourhood assemblies as a type of participatory democracy.

The town is crossed by the 43rd parallel north.

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